Business Coaching

Mountain BizWorks offers highly customized, peer-to-peer business coaching by an extensive network of successful local business owners. Our coaching helps entrepreneurs overcome obstacles, grow strategically, and create jobs. We aim to educate as well as present your options in a step by step achievable path so you can build a successful business. Mountain BizWorks coaches provide support to business owners but don’t “do” the work for you. Come to us to learn the skills necessary to build a strong business and we will be your sounding board to make decisions in the start-up phase all the way through to succession planning.

Coaching is available in English and Spanish. 

Step 1: Click the green “Apply Online” button to fill out the business coaching application.

Step 2: To see if you qualify for free coaching through a scholarship, please check the box within the application.

Upload these documents in the form or select to send them to us later. Here’s what is required to apply:

  • A Photo ID
  • Document showing your total household income (example- last years tax overview page)
  • Business EIN or Social Security Number

Step 3: Once we receive your completed application, we will email you with details on the next steps. For many, that includes a complimentary 1-hour intake session with one of our business developers. The scheduling link will be provided in the email.

Step 4: Not interested in the 1-hour free consultation and want to jump right in with coaching? Within the next steps email, we’ll provide you with a pay link to pre-purchase coaching hours.

Step 5: Based on your goals & learning trail map, we’ll either pair you with a coach, share information about a class/workshop that may be a good fit, or direct you to resource partner.

Tip: See an email from us? Add our email address to your approved contacts so you won’t miss any follow-up messages.



FREE COACHING SCHOLARSHIPS: Available on a first-come, first-serve basis to those who qualify. These are renewed annually for our grant reports. Hours are approved incrementally. Once hours are low, we welcome your requests for more hours which tells us how it’s going and shares your updated goals. 

After coaching sessions, we send an email that has two important links, “Request More Hours” & “Feedback”. 

During the matching stage, we aim to pair you with a coach as quickly as possible. Please follow up with us if you have any questions regarding the process. Thank you and we are excited to be your entrepreneurial guides!


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Jill Kichefski

Business Coaching Manager
828-253-2834 x17